BiographyI was born in North Wales, but left to study for my BA at the University of Exeter. Here I fell in love with Victorian studies and stayed on to do my MA with Angelique Richardson. My first career was in politics and the civil service - I worked for the Training and Development Agency for Schools for four years. After this I returned to academia, studying for my PhD with Nadia Valman at Queen Mary, University of London. I now teach part time in London and also work for an education social enterprise.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
English Literature 1800-1914
Victorian literature and culture
Women and women's writing in the nineteenth century
New Woman writing
Women's education in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries
Music - especially choral singing